The article has two foci: It first discusses visual statements on U.S.-Cuba relations, produced by official and online representations. It then examines closer some specific urban imagi(ni)ngs of Havana from the perspective of official and grassroots actors in shared space in Havana.
This article investigates the potential of networked publics and affective meaning-making by examining the remediation of urban murals in post-protest Kyiv, Ukraine, on Instagram.
This article addresses the visual specificities of the imaginations, “reimaginings”, and interpretations of Hong Kong’s urban space as represented in the American adaptation of Ghost in the Shell (Sanders 2017).
This article regards urban planning as a form of storytelling and argues that there is significance in whose stories and which storylines are acknowledged to belong to the narrative fabric of a place and how the stories of future districts are communicated to the public through narratives during a planning project.
The article focuses on the ways in which Roberto Rossellini’s Italian neorealist film Rome, Open City and Wolfgang Staudte’s German rubble film Murderers Among Us can participate in the cultural heritage process and thereby affect the unity of the nation as a cultural heritage community.
In this article, I examine the political ideology of the Superman films. Through close reading and contextualization, I find elements that represent issues and ideals present that were part contemporary political discourses during the time each film was released.